By Marianne Beach, GalTime.com A few years back, two of my married family members decided to end their relationship. But they chose not to end their marriage. They stayed on the same health insurance plan and, though they lived in two separate houses, they attended family functions together. He mowed her lawn, she visited his elderly mother. They remained, in a sense, best friends and legal spouses, even though they were technically very much apart.
Today's single young lady is faced with a myriad of options for her love life. Whether she lives in a big city or a rural area, she can use the internet to find countless men who are looking for everything from casual dating to long term relationships and marriage. She can go to singles events, attend events that aren't marketed as singles events but are really singles events, and even guarantee that she meets a set number of men at, say, a speed dating event.
It is said the most common orgasm a woman can have is the clitoral orgasm either direct or indirect. A fun fact is that the clitoris is made from the same material as the penis. Just like the penis, the clitoris fills with blood and becomes erect during sexual arousal. If you want to get your clit off and running with an instrument of pleasure, try the Jimmyjane Form 3.
There have been news reports about men and women becoming obsessed with their spouse or boyfriend/girlfriend to the point of harming or killing them when they feel threatened they will leave. A recent report just in the news talks about a woman who sent hundreds of texts within a couple of hour’s time as well as harming her beloved’s property. A husband in California killed his wife and small son because he thought she was in love with someone else.
There are many aspects to attraction. There's the physical and there's the mental. So let's take a look at the physical. You probably have a certain body type in a man that you are attracted to — correct? He must be tall, dark and handsome. Sound familiar? Well, take a good look next time you are out. You may notice that there are many, many men that don't fit this bill ... and it's the same for women.
"I freak out when my partner even looks at another woman. I trust him not to wander, so I don't know why this upsets me so much." "My partner spends too much time with her friends and family. What's the point of being together if she's always gone a couple of nights a week?" "My wife wants to go back to school now that the children are older. She doesn't need to work, so why does she want to do this? It's going to take up way too much of her time."
You have recently experienced a pregnancy loss. Perhaps you miscarried, perhaps your baby was stillborn, or perhaps you have experienced the shock of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Whichever it may be, you lost your baby. Your grief and pain are overwhelming. You are feeling this grief on a body level. Your stomach may be upset, you might have diarrhea, joint pains, or headaches. You may feel as if you are choking, like you can;t get air. You could be looking for your baby throughout the house, or thinking that you hear your baby crying.
We live with the myth of the natural mother. The truth is that many social behaviors, including mothering, are learned behaviors. It might be easier to discuss communication and relationship skills within a marriage as a learned behavior than mothering. If you grow up in an abusive or just non-communicative home, it is likely that when you marry, you will discover that you need some help in the how-tos of a relationship. It is the same type of thing when becoming a mother.
What is a postpartum doula? A postpartum doula is a woman hired to “mother the mother” after childbirth. The postpartum doula fills multiple roles in emotional support, babycare, and also helping with light household chores. However, a postpartum doula does not provide medical advice or assistance.
Recently, when I was shopping, I came across a notepad with a very cute saying on it. "All I want is world peace and a pedicure." Is this too ambitious? Perhaps, all your girlfriend wants is for you to stop yelling and give her a foot massage?! All jokes aside, how do you expect to have a great sexual relationship when all you do is fight? Sometimes, men, -and in all fairness, women - like to break up just to make -up, because the make-up sex is so good, of course!